A recent dispute between an importer and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) serves as a stark reminder that the “substantial transformation” test used to determine the country of origin of imported goods is far from straightforward.
Apple Inc. suspended new business with iPhone assembler Pegatron Corp. after discovering labor violations at a student workers’ program, taking strong action to clean up a Chinese-based production chain long accused of worker abuse.
Both of the major-party presidential candidates have said they support electric vehicles, but a Biden win could bring changes to significantly speed up the adoption of cars and trucks built by the likes of Tesla Inc. and Nikola Corp.
Tackling the job of assessing all of its contracts for indirect-materials spend, Intel Corp. scraps a laborious and outdated manual process, and puts its entire supply chain on the road to digitization.
Automakers are investing billions of dollars to bring new electric vehicles to consumers in the U.S. and other global markets, but their success hinges on securing the most critical and expensive component: the battery.
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